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Why are brimondine (alphagan) drops put in the eye before and after argon laser trabeculoplasty procedure?
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Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Prevention
Lasers, including alt and yag capsulotomies, can cause inflammation which can raise the eye pressure.
Alphagan (brimonidine) is given to prevent that from happening.

In brief: Prevention
Lasers, including alt and yag capsulotomies, can cause inflammation which can raise the eye pressure.
Alphagan (brimonidine) is given to prevent that from happening.
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
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Dr. Ilan Cohen
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Pressure control
These drops can reduce the risk of a temporary spike in eye pressure following the procedure.

In brief: Pressure control
These drops can reduce the risk of a temporary spike in eye pressure following the procedure.
Dr. Ilan Cohen
Dr. Ilan Cohen
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